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Note---A Note on "The Use of Categorical Variables in Data Envelopment Analysis"

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  • Wagner A. Kamakura

    (Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203)

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    A variant of Banker and Morey's (Banker, R. D., R. C. Morey. 1986. The use of categorical variables in data envelopment analysis. Management Sci. 32(12, December) 1613--1627.) DEA model for controllable ordinal outputs. As opposed to the original model, this version allows the comparison of a Decision Making Unit (DMU) to other DMU's operating at equal or higher levels of the ordinal outputs.

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    Article provided by INFORMS in its journal Management Science.

    Volume (Year): 34 (1988)
    Issue (Month): 10 (October)
    Pages: 1273-1276

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    Handle: RePEc:inm:ormnsc:v:34:y:1988:i:10:p:1273-1276

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    Keywords: data envelopment; analysis; efficiency analysis;

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    1. Ruggiero, John, 1996. "On the measurement of technical efficiency in the public sector," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 90(3), pages 553-565, May.
    2. Cook, Wade D. & Seiford, Larry M., 2009. "Data envelopment analysis (DEA) - Thirty years on," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 192(1), pages 1-17, January.
    3. Lothgren, Mickael & Tambour, Magnus, 1999. "Productivity and customer satisfaction in Swedish pharmacies: A DEA network model," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 115(3), pages 449-458, June.
    4. Kuosmanen, Timo & Matin, Reza Kazemi, 2009. "Theory of integer-valued data envelopment analysis," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 192(2), pages 658-667, January.

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